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Bengal room/lounge in the Empress

J and V Dec 4, 2011 03:13 PM

looking at a weekday night in Victoria and wondering if the Indian/curry buffet at the Bengal Room is worth a try?

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    cassie RE: J and V Dec 5, 2011 04:24 PM

    Are you thinking "worth a try" for the food? - or the experience of the Bengal room? For the latter - I say definitely. The buffet is small, but nice, IMO. Lentil soup, tandoori chicken, pakoras, lentil dahl and a few other dishes - nice selection of condiments & rice/cardamon pudding for dessert. Room is beautiful to sit in (not as comfy for eating though - it is a lounge).

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      J and V RE: cassie Dec 5, 2011 08:54 PM

      I guess I am a bit ambivalent! I have been to the BL for a drink before and it is lovely. I live in Vancouver so lots of good Indian food-- guess I was thinking the combo would be interesting.

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      Tinfoilhat RE: J and V Dec 6, 2011 11:25 AM

      Haven't been for 15 years, but I had a great meal at that time. Please go and report back.

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        vandan RE: Tinfoilhat Dec 6, 2011 12:05 PM

        Sounds pretty swanky

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